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Lauren  McCullough

Assoc Professor

Associate Professor

Faculty, Epidemiology

Dr. Lauren E. McCullough is Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health. Her overarching research interests are in cancer epidemiology, specifically the contributions of obesity and the social environment to the tumor epigenome and microenvironment, as well as disparities in cancer outcomes. Her research program integrates molecular epidemiology, epigenetics, and other biomarkers for disease risk and progression; environmental and social epidemiology; and causal inference methods. Her research goals are to improve cancer outcomes in underserved populations by bridging molecular and social epidemiology to identifying targets for pharmacologic, behavioral, and policy intervention. 


Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road, CNR 3037

Atlanta , GA 30322

Phone: 404-727-4595

Fax: 404-727-8737


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Areas of Interest

  • Cancer Prevention
  • Epigenetics
  • Exercise Science/ Physical Activity
  • Health Disparities
  • Obesity Prevention
  • Social Determinants of Health


  • PhD 2013, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MSPH 2007, Meharry Medical College
  • BA 2005, Vanderbilt University

Courses Taught

  • EPI 561: Obesity Epidemiology
  • EPI 798R: Pre-candidacy Research


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